I've just moved to Sanctuary Point

Welcome to Sanctuary Point, we are glad you decided to call Sanctuary Point home.  Below is a listing of what is on offer in Sanctuary Point.

Finding Information

  • Check out the About magazine, especially the middle section.  Digital copies can be found online or you can pick up a copy at the Bendigo Bank Branch (Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point).

  • Pop into the Sanctuary Point Youth and Community Centre (BBCR) at 34 Paradise Beach Rd, Sanctuary Point NSW, Phone: 4443 9244

  • Head over to the Sanctuary Point Public Library (Shoalhaven Libraries) at Paradise Beach Rd, Sanctuary Point NSW 2540 Phone:(02) 4443 3344



  • In Sanctuary Point there are three Childcare centres Sanctuary Point Children’s CentreThe Basin Pre-School and Pelican Point Pre-School

  • There are also a number of Family Daycares  run by Shoalhaven Family Daycare (Shoalhaven Council)


Community Health Centre

  • The local Community Health Centre is located in St Georges Basin community centre.  They cover the following areas - Child and Family

    • Child Protection Counselling

    • Counselling

    • Diabetes Educator

    • Diabetes Dietician

    • Primary Health Nursing

    • Physiotherapy

    • Sexual Health

    • Women's Health

       Call the Child and Family Nurse on 4443 7646


  • There is a Child and Family Nurse who runs a clinic at Sanctuary Point Pharmacy, where you can get your child weighted etc.  Check the Pharmacy for days and times.



There is one bank in Sanctuary Point - Bendigo Bank, Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point. 



Bendigo Bank,  Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point 

Commonwealth Bank, Kerry Street, Sanctuary Point
Sanctuary Point IGA (inside)

 Sanctuary Point Country Club (inside)



Residents of Sanctuary Point are zoned for Sanctuary Point Public School.



There are a number of parks in the area, 3 of the most popular are listed below:

  • Clifton Park Learn to Ride Parks, Clifton Street, Sanctuary Point - picnic tables, bike path, community food garden and dog park
    NB:  The key to the traffic lights can be obtained from the Sanctuary Point Youth and Community Centre Ph 4443 9244

  • Palm Beach, Off Greville Street - picnic tables, BBQs, play equipment, toilets and great shallow swimming

  • Paradise Beach Reserve, Walmer Avenue - picnic tables, BBQ, Play equipment, fitness park, shelter, toilets, kayak ramp


Local Playgroups & Activities


  • Sing and Play Supported Playgroup at Connect (Tuesday at 9.30 am)

  • Transition 2 School Supported Playgroup at Connect (Wednesday at 9.30 am)

  • Binji and Boori Playgroup at Connet, run by Binji & Boori Shoalhaven Maternal Infant Child Health Service (Wednesday at 9.30 am)

  • SPLASH at Paradise Beach Reserve, run by Anglicare (Monday at 9.30 am)

  • Huskisson Primary School Playgroup, run out of the community room at Husky Primary (Tuesdays, after the bell)


Other activities include:

  • Swimming lessons at the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre

  • Kindy Gym at SCYC Huskisson location

  • Martial Arts at the Bay and Basin Youth and Community Centre

  • Dance Lessons at Studio 19, Basin View

  • Bay and Basin Community Nippers (over 5 years) at Sailors Beach, Huskisson

  • St Georges Basin Little Athletics, Sanctuary Point Oval

  • Bay and Basin Cricket Club, Sanctuary Point

  • St Georges Basin Scout Group - cnr Tasman Rd and Terry St, St Georges Basin to the community list. They offer activities for youth aged 6 to 18 years.

  • Huskisson Girl Guides


Places of Interest

  • Bay and Basin Community Resources (BBCR)

  • Edmund Street Arts Cottage

  • Clifton Park Community Food Garden

  • Fitness Park at Paradise Beach Reserve, Walmer Street Sanctuary Point

  • Clifton Park Learn to Ride track


Sources of Parenting Support and Information

  • Lifeline Australia131 114

  • Beyondblue 1300 224 636

  • MensLine Australia 1300 789 978

  • Relationships Australia 1300364 277

  • Parenting and Relationship line [9am-9pm] 1300 365 859

  • Family Relationships Advice Line 1800 050 321

  • Australian Childhood Foundation 1800 176453

  • Parentline 1300 130 052

  • Tresillian Parent Help Line 1800 637 357


Helpful Parenting Websites


If you are a community group that operates in the Sanctuary Point area and would like to be on this list please contact us.


(a Schools as Community Centres Project)

in the grounds of Sanctuary Point Public School

41 Idlewild Avenue, Sanctuary Point NSW 2540  |   Telephone: (02) 4443 0520




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